My first marathon! The Glencoe Marathon Gathering

I ran the Glencoe Marathon last Sunday! 26.2 miles. I only went and flipping did it! And enjoyed it – oh heck, what if I end up doing more of these mad things?! I finished in 6 hours 6 minutes. A solid 54 minutes faster than I thought I would be! Here’s a wee runContinue reading “My first marathon! The Glencoe Marathon Gathering”

Try: Wild camping in Scotland

Wild camping in Scotland. For some people, the idea alone might be the stuff of nightmares. Wind, rain and midgies – I can see why you might be hesitant. But done well and in friendly conditions, wild camping can give you the time to explore more remote and wild place. Sometimes you even get viewsContinue reading “Try: Wild camping in Scotland”

Another Adventure Attempted

It’s been an odd summer in Scotland this year. Though not particularly warm, I have had so many bright and clear days out on the hill! I never thought I would grumble about good weather, but looking to fill my logbook for a Mountain Leader assessment, I am actually hoping for some horrible weather overContinue reading “Another Adventure Attempted”